All posts tagged "heritage"

  • 2019 Prescot Elizabethan Fayre in Pictures

    Saturday 4 May saw one of the best Elizabethan Fayres so far, with traditional festivities, street entertainment, arts and crafts, and an array of stalls in the town centre to celebrate Prescot’s history and heritage. Check out...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Invites People to Play Their Part

    (Press release) A Merseyside arts festival is keen for audiences to be at the heart of the action this June. As well as showcasing performers and artists from across the region, the 10-day Prescot Festival always provides...

    • Posted May 24, 2019
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  • Stephenson’s Rocket Coming back to Rainhill

    The steam engine that won the Rainhill Trials of 1829 is returning to the town this bank holiday weekend (25-27 May 2019). A replica of Robert Stephenson’s Rocket will be on display to commemorate 190 years since...

    • Posted May 21, 2019
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  • Prescot Elizabethan Fayre Returns Saturday 4 May

    (Press release – Knowsley Council) A traditional parade will launch the festivities on Saturday 4 May at 11am, as the town commemorates its special history with medieval music, dance, arts and crafts in a recreation of its...

    • Posted April 30, 2019
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  • Prescot Festival Announces 2019 Line-up

    (Press release) The Prescot Festival has announced a must-see line-up of arts, music, culture and entertainment for June 2019. The 10-day programme sees return visits from a few familiar faces, including the toe-tapping swing band Dr Jazz...

    • Posted February 20, 2019
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  • Why Is There Scaffolding on Prescot Parish Church Tower?

    Passersby have been wondering why the tower of St Mary the Blessed Virgin, on Church Street in Prescot, has been clad in scaffolding for several weeks – and now we have the answer. As Knowsley’s only Grade...

    • Posted July 26, 2018
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  • Event: View the Plans for Shakespeare North’s Prescot Theatre

    The public are invited to view plans for a 328-seat theatre in Prescot. Charitable trust Shakespeare North are following a design by Inigo Jones (1573-1652), one of modern England’s earliest and most important architects. The complex will...

    • Posted September 15, 2017
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  • Prescot Market Place Winning Design Announced

    The transformation of Prescot’s Market Place will begin in early 2018, following the announcement of a winning design for the historic site. This week Knowsley Council and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) selected Mark Wray...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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  • New Artwork for Prescot Town Centre

    A vibrant, colourful mosaic has been unveiled in Prescot town centre. The specially commissioned piece of public art is at the junction of Eccleston Street, Aspinall Street and the recently renovated Atherton Street. Incorporating vintage photos of...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • Volunteers Pave the Way for Whiston Memorial Chapel

    (Press release: WICH) Volunteers have been helping to pave the way for the long-awaited new memorial building and heritage centre at Knowsley Cemetery in Whiston. Workers from Wates Construction – currently working to deliver Prescot’s new Community...

    • Posted June 29, 2017
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